Faux bangs: Learn how to get fringe without a haircut

If you're wary about getting a fringe, you test it first by creating faux bangs. This simple tutorial will show you how. 

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Asian woman with ballerina bun and faux bangs

Getting bangs is a full commitment. Once you get a fringe, you must take time to blow dry it and style it to keep it in good form. You can’t simply let go, unless you want a clump of hair pointing to different directions on your forehead. There’s one brilliant hack, though, if you want to get fringe temporarily: faux bangs. Read on to learn how to create faux bangs for days when you need them.

7 Simple steps in making faux bangs


Start with healthy hair

Wash hair with DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo and DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner to make hair soft, smooth, and manageable. Doing so will also make your hair easy to style.

Making faux bangs step 1: Wash hair

Put hair in a ponytail

Brush your hair to make sure there are no tangles and fly-aways. Then, put your hair in a high ponytail.

Making faux bangs 2: Put hair in ponytaiil

Make bangs

Take a small section of hair from the outer part of your high ponytail. Bring this section to front, letting the tips cover your forehead like bangs. Pin this section on the top of your head to keep your bangs in place.

Asian woman putting faux bangs in bobby pin

Spray away!

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on your ponytail to create texture. This will also help make your hair frizz-free.

Making faux bangs 4: Asian woman spritzing hairspray on her ponytail

Make a bun

Wrap the rest of your hair around the base of your ponytail to make a ballerina bun. Secure with bobby pins.

Making faux bangs 5: Asian woman making a ballerina bun

Style your bangs

Spritz TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray on the tail of your comb and use this to style your faux bangs. This will make your fringe look like it falls naturally on your forehead.

Making faux bangs 6: Asian woman spritzing hairspray on tail comb


You’re done! Faux bangs can add oomph to your everyday hairstyle. You can sport faux bangs to school or at work and surprise everyone with your new look. The best part? You didn’t have to go to the salon for a haircut to get this chic look. 

Making faux bangs 7: Asian woman with ballerina bun and faux bangs

To order the products needed for this look, please use these links:
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo
DOVE Oxygen and Nourishment Conditioner
TRESemmé Salon Finish Extra Hold Hairspray

You can make faux bangs if you want a trial run and see if fringe suits you. With this hair hack, you can undo your fringe when you don’t feel like having one. How convenient, right?

Next read: Having a bad hair day? Not in the mood to style your bangs? Here are stylish ways on how to cope with unmanageable fringe. Try these tricks, and no one will ever know what a struggle you’re having. 

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